Prescription for Wellness 1 of 2
We're used to getting a prescription when we're sick, but what about a prescription for wellness? There are many things we can do to be healthy, such as incorporating exercise into our daily life and eating healthier foods, regardless of our age, health status or fitness level.
Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:
- Health benefits of exercise
- Exercise intensity, duration and frequency
- Finding time to exercise
- How much exercise do you need?
- Exercise at home versus a gym
- Aerobic endurance
- Strength training
Dr. Yvette Rooks, family medicine specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and assistant professor of family and community medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Rooks is also one of the team physicians for the University of Maryland Terrapins.
This page was last updated: December 3, 2013